Prevalence and predictors of giving birth in health facilities in Bugesera District, Rwanda

@inproceedings{Joharifard2012PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and predictors of giving birth in health facilities in Bugesera District, Rwanda},
  author={Shahrzad Joharifard and Stephen Rulisa and Francine Niyonkuru and Andrew Weinhold and Felix Sayinzoga and Jeffrey P Wilkinson and Jan Ostermann and Nathan Maclyn Thielman},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel is one of two indicators used to measure progress towards Millennium Development Goal 5, which aims for a 75% reduction in global maternal mortality ratios by 2015. Rwanda has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios in the world, estimated between 249-584 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births. The objectives of this study were to quantify secular trends in health facility delivery and to identify factors that affect… CONTINUE READING
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